Welcome to an exciting stage in your baby's life: starting solid food! This will be a fun time for both you and your little one as your baby explores new tastes and gains a place at the family table. Jennifer offers you expert advice on everything you need to know to practice baby-led weaning safely and confidently: why you might want to use this method, when to start, what nutrients your baby needs, how to prevent choking, how to deal with allergies and what to feed vegetarian babies. Plus, she answers a ton of real-life questions parents often have when starting baby-led weaning and provides 125 delicious family-friendly recipes. So let's get started!
Discover all the wonderful benefits of baby-led weaning -- from good nutrition and a decreased risk of picky eating as your baby gets older to faster dexterity development and a healthier overall relationship with food.
Jennifer House, MSc, RD, owns a private nutrition practice called First Step Nutrition, which specializes in young families. With over a dozen years of experience, she has counseled hundreds of parents. As the mother of three children, she has first-hand experience at successfully practicing baby-led weaning with her own kids.